CA$H Maine

Creating Assets, Savings & Hope

CA$H Maine is a statewide collaboration of ten coalitions, comprised of 50 non- and for-profit partners, working together to help empower Maine individuals and families to achieve long-term financial stability. Since 2003, we have offered free tax preparation to qualified filers during tax season and educated hard-working families and individuals about programs in the community that can increase their income, reduce debt, and build savings. CA$H Maine is a year-round resource, providing outreach and education about ways you can make the most of your money.

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Santa Havener sitting at her desk at work

A Student’s Success Story

Posted April 11, 2018

Benefiting from filing taxes University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) student Santa Havener did not know she could benefit from filing taxes. Santa knew she did not owe taxes, since her earnings came from a Work Study job on campus. However, a case manager at Augusta Housing urged her to file taxes and find out… Read more

photo of the volunteers at ASL Tax Day

Maine celebrates the 10th anniversary of American Sign Language Tax Day

Posted March 15, 2018

Saturday, February 24, 2018, marked the 10th anniversary of American Sign Language (ASL) Tax Day in Portland, Maine. Stakeholder Partnerships, Education & Communication (SPEC) partners provided free tax preparation services to 44 taxpayers who are deaf or hard of hearing. These partners included CA$H Greater Portland, Disability Rights Maine, Maine Registry of Interpreters for the… Read more

Three Numbers With a Big Impact!

Posted March 6, 2018

By Dottie Perham-Whittier, LA CA$H Co-Chair & Lewiston’s Community Relations Coordinator When hearing the words credit report and credit score, an individual may experience a sense of pride or, more commonly, think, “I don’t believe my credit score is what it should be.” For many, a pit-in-the-stomach fear ensues as to what those three numbers… Read more